“American Idol” wants to keep on winning, which might explain why executive producer Nigel Lythgoe is reportedly considering adding the “winning” actor Charlie Sheen to the judge’s panel next season.
Lythgoe told gossip website TMZ that he liked to see Sheen and funnyman Jerry Lewis on the panel next season.
Lythgoe may have been joking, but Sheen was taking it seriously. The actor told TMZ that he’d be on board if producers of his new FX series “Anger Management” sign off and “Idol” is willing to show him the money.
“If the numbers move the needle AND ‘Idol’ matches 20 percent of my weekly salary for Autism Speaks, JDRF, and the Boys and Girls Club … then the hell with it. As we say, pour the smoke.”
“Idol” is reaching out to prospects in the event of a shakeup at the judges’ table. Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson have not yet signed on for the 12th season. Nor has Lythgoe, for that matter.
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